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Cholesterol

Cholesterol associated disorders

Learn more about common disorders associated with cholesterol, including atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, and elevated levels of homocysteine.

Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Many South Africans suffer from this inherited disorder that increases their risk for high cholesterol and premature heart disease.

Hyperhomocysteinaemia

Hyperhomocysteinaemia is a medical condition that is characterised by high levels of homocysteine in the blood.

Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disease process in which cholesterol and other fat collect in the arterial wall.

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